404 Hampstead Garden Suburb Virtual Museum : Photograph : Laying of Free Church Foundation Stones [HGSAT144]
Laying of Free Church Foundation Stones
Laying of Free Church Foundation Stones
Laying of Free Church Foundation Stones
Laying of Free Church Foundation Stones

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These photos display Suburb children and Dame Henrietta Barnett laying down foundation stones for the construction of the Free Church in 1911. Also shown here is Mrs Rushbrooke laying a stone for a nearby house. 

Photograph, HGSAT144
Laying of Free Church Foundation Stones
Related people/organisations
Henrietta Barnett in profile
Born in 1856 Henrietta Barnett founded the Hampstead Garden Suburb in 1906 as an area to the north of London with affordable housing and green spaces so the working clas did not have to live in the slums she experienced in Whitechapel. 

Henrietta Barnett cutting the first sod
The Hampstead Garden Suburb Archives Trust is a registered charity, known as Suburb Archives. It is responsible for ensuring that the archives of the suburb are properly cared for and are accessible to all.
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Free Church Boy Scouts
A series of photos held by the Hampstead Garden Suburb Archive Trust, depicting the Free Church and related individuals. 


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